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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffVideo-Cellar Date: Nov 29, 2009 12:19am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: What is a 'restoration' and is it grounds for ownership of PD materials?

Yes your this is correct. Cleaning a film doesn't qualify but some digital restoration does. However, if the digital process that is restoring the film is automated it isn't creative. It would take frame by frame manual digital restoration to qualify for copyright protection.

This post was modified by Video-Cellar on 2009-11-29 08:19:24

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Poster: billbarstad Date: Nov 29, 2009 4:55am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: What is a 'restoration' and is it grounds for ownership of PD materials?

Thank you. I really wanted to understand it.